Reviews

Cool Makerspace – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This smart-looking series featuring very detailed instructions and clear photos of hands demonstrating the actions will tempt readers to try something new. The five to eight projects per volume advance in complexity, so there is something for beginners and experienced crafters alike. . . …

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Ecological Disasters – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The writing is engaging and informative, some of the titles taking a more narrative approach, while others are more scientific. All of them benefit from back matter that includes flowcharts that show cause and effect, and an ‘Essential Facts’ section that sums up key points. These volumes…

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First in Fashion – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Each brief book is packed with often fascinating information. The design is colorful and eye-catching, including many illustrative photographs, both historical and stock… These are highly engaging and rich resources.

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Hip-Hop Insider – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This series celebrates what has become a music staple to much of the world. A highly attractive exposé of the artistry and legacy behind a popular music style for high schoolers

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Inside Your Body – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The overall design includes photographs, diagrams, captions, colorful backgrounds, and bold fonts that all come together for a visually appealing product. While the sentence structure is relatively simple and efficient, vocabulary is scientific and thoughtfully chosen. This clear…

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Modern Engineering Marvels – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Comprehensive and well researched, this colorful, organized series offers an abundance of qualitative information for middle schoolers. A must-have addition for collections exploring the maker movement and STEM topics or with a special interest in engineering

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Months – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Each book’s small trim size, white backgrounds, and crisp photographs are all designed to cater to little learners. Full-color photographs match the short texts well. Consider for early learning collections and for preschools.

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Native American Leaders – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The series’ main strength is in its vibrant images, composed of paintings, etchings, and individual photographs (where possible), as well as contemporary photos of historic reconstructions and statues and intriguing cameo portraits superimposed on landscape photos.

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Our Galaxy – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Younger readers eager to explore astronomy will enjoy this introductory set. Bright, detailed visuals take children on a journey across the universe. Since each title is well-organized for research, students should have no issue locating relevant information within the clean, colorful, and…

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